The North Face Route of Pico de Orizaba or Citlaltepetl among other routes has a steep slopes on the Jamapa Glacier, so it is essential to have basic training in glacial traverse techniques for a safer, relaxed, and more enjoyable ascent. This training is very useful in preparation for high altitude expeditions.

This training is also useful for climbers interested in updating their technical knowledge and skills.

Length: 1/2 day

In a comfortable setting (in our facilities) prior to the climb you can learn, practice and receive feedback about the following:

  • Information about climbing the North Face route over Jamapa Glacier.
  • Rope handling and rope teams.
  • Knots.
  • Self arrest with the ice axe.
  • Basic Crampon Technique.
  • Equipment Selection and more.